Question: Are Xcel wetsuits good?

Is Xcel A good wetsuit brand?

Xcel wetsuits are now one of the World’s leading wetsuit brands with a well-earned reputation for their outstanding quality which can be attributed to many years of research development and product innovation.

Do Xcel wetsuits stretch out?

If you’re curious about the stretchiness of the fabric wetsuits are made from, wetsuits stretch. However, if you purchase a wetsuit in the wrong size, it is unlikely to stretch to fit your body.

Do Xcel wetsuits run small?

McLovin Well-Known Member. Xcels do run small, I am about 5’6″, 140lbs and their S size fits perfectly and snug.

What size am I in a wetsuit?

Billabong Mens Wetsuit Size Chart

SIZE HEIGHT (cm/in) WEIGHT (kg/lb)
ST 173-183 5’8″-6’0″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
MS 168-175 5’6″-5’9″ 66-73kg 145-160lbs
M 175-180 5’9″-5’11” 70-77kg 155-170lbs
MT 180-185 5’11”-6’1″ 75-82kg 165-180lbs

Do wetsuits loosen up in the water?

Wetsuits should be snug, but shouldn’t be so tight that they interfere with breathing. They do tend to loosen up a little as they fill with water because when they are dry they tend to stick in some places and bunch in others.

What should I look for when buying a wetsuit?

Fit is everything, and to ensure you don’t feel any nasty shocks of cold water you need to get the size right. A wetsuit should fit like a second skin. The wetsuit needs to heat a thin layer of water evenly around your body to regulate your body heat. Therefore, it needs to be tight to your body to work.

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How much should you spend on your first wetsuit?

For your first wetsuit I would suggest spending between £100-£200 to ensure that it will last you a long time, keep you warm and to make sure that you enjoy the activity of your choice to the maximum.